ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES (and in Lambeth your mission, should you choose to accept it….)

From Lambeth Libraries: We are about to celebrate two big anniversaries in Public libraries. One hundred years ago the Government passed The Public Libraries Act 1919, reforming the old legislation to remove the 'penny on the rates' system and paving the way for the Public Library service in Britain to become a truly national, free … Continue reading ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES (and in Lambeth your mission, should you choose to accept it….)

British Surrealism Dulwich Picture Gallery 26 February – 17 May 2020

Edward Burra, Dancing Skeletons,1934, (1905-1976). Photo © Tate, Copyright: © Tate In February 2020, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present British Surrealism, an "ambitious and wide-spanning survey" of the origins of surrealist art in Britain, and the first to trace its roots back to 1620 through supporting archive material. Marking the official centenary of surrealism, when founder … Continue reading British Surrealism Dulwich Picture Gallery 26 February – 17 May 2020

KNOW A CROYDON RESIDENT WHO NEEDS HELP GETTING ONLINE? This could be for them……

Residents across Croydon are being invited to get help to go online and learn skills needed to be employable in a digital economy – as a number of free digital workshops are being staged across the borough. The council are working with Croydon-based IT support company RedDoor to deliver workshops to help residents of all ages … Continue reading KNOW A CROYDON RESIDENT WHO NEEDS HELP GETTING ONLINE? This could be for them……

GEORGE LAYTON AND ROBIN ASKWITH AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM (plus ‘We the Peoples’ film festival)

We The Peoples Film Festival Nov 12th The Spiritualist (1948) Nov 13th Kennington Bioscope presents De Mille Day Nov 16th Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers (1977) Nov 17th George Layton & Robin Askwith – A Couple Of Cults Nov 17th We The Peoples Film Festival – When humankind challenges nature Tuesday 12th November @ 7.30pm As … Continue reading GEORGE LAYTON AND ROBIN ASKWITH AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM (plus ‘We the Peoples’ film festival)

HORNIMAN MUSEUM EVENTS NOVEMBER 2019 TO JANUARY 2020

Horniman Museum and Gardens  100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 3PQ November 2019 – January 2020 Listings  Please check the website http://www.horniman.ac.uk for updates. Exhibitions and Displays   Stages of Making 19 October 2019–19 April 2020 Do you know how the things around you were made? What materials were used and who was involved in … Continue reading HORNIMAN MUSEUM EVENTS NOVEMBER 2019 TO JANUARY 2020

SOUTH LONDON THEATRE: COMING PRODUCTIONS, AUCTIONS, ACTIVITIES etc

  COMING SOON 22 - 23 & 26 - 30 November, 2019 Sweeney Todd - the Demon Barber of Fleet Street by S. Sondheim/H. Wheeler Victim of a gross injustice that robbed him of his wife and child, Sweeney Todd sets about exacting his terrible revenge. But as the bodies pile up what’s to be … Continue reading SOUTH LONDON THEATRE: COMING PRODUCTIONS, AUCTIONS, ACTIVITIES etc

DE MILLE DAY AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

Kennington Bioscope presents DeMille Day Saturday Nov 16th Kennington Bioscope presents Demille Day Sat 16th November 10.00-22.00 On 16 November 2019 the Kennington Bioscope is holding a Cecil B DeMille Day at the Cinema Museum in London, in honour of the great director who started out in the silent era. The programme for the day … Continue reading DE MILLE DAY AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

Slow cooked mutton? Peretta cheese? Serve with Volcanique wine? or raw milk? Chocolate clementine cake to follow? Choose your own menu at this week’s food market….

Saturday 9 November Crystal Palace food market Haynes Lane off Westow Street / top of Bedwardine Road Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm Lunch Lunch – Lucknow 2 London Nida says “We will be dishing up our much loved slow cooked mutton, it’s been on the stove for about 12 hours! Cooking up too our … Continue reading Slow cooked mutton? Peretta cheese? Serve with Volcanique wine? or raw milk? Chocolate clementine cake to follow? Choose your own menu at this week’s food market….

VOTE FOR YOUR LOCAL FOOD MARKET! (Despite the weather forecast!!)

Saturday 2 November We’re due a big ole storm, but we’ll be open!  Come along and support our hardy traders. Antenna cafe (bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road) will be open so you can pop inside for a coffee while you’re here. Why don’t we close in this weather? Supporting small farms … Continue reading VOTE FOR YOUR LOCAL FOOD MARKET! (Despite the weather forecast!!)

Here in Crystal Palace we have our cinema. But South Norwood are in danger of losing theirs…..

Screen25 needs you! From the Screen 25 team: We started Screen25 in order to bring film to an area that had been deprived of cinema for 45 years, and we’ve spent the past four years curating and providing the South Norwood community with a carefully thought out programme for all. With an average of 10 … Continue reading Here in Crystal Palace we have our cinema. But South Norwood are in danger of losing theirs…..